Jessica A. Bernard Curriculum Vitae Assistant Professor

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November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum VitaeJessica A. BernardCurriculum VitaeTexas A&M UniversityDepartment of Psychological and Brain Sciences4235 TAMUCollege Station, Texas [email protected] APPOINTMENTSAugust 2015Assistant Professor Texas A&M UniversityDepartment of Psychological and Brain SciencesSeptember 2013- Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Colorado Boulder,July 2015Department of Psychology and NeuroscienceADAPT ProgramSupervisor: Vijay Mittal, PhDOctober 2012 August 2013Post-Doctoral Fellow University of Colorado Medical SchoolNeurology DepartmentSupervisor: Benzi Kluger, M.D.EDUCATIONAugust 2012PhD. Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MICognition & Cognitive Neuroscience Area.Advisor: Rachael D. Seidler, PhDDissertation: The aging cerebellum: Cortico-cerebellar connectivity, volume,and the impact on behavior.August 2009M.S. Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MICognition & Cognitive Neuroscience Area.May 2007B.S. Biological Psychology cum laude, Tufts University, Medford, MARESEARCH TRAINING2008-2012LIFE – The Life Course: Evolutionary and Ontogenetic Dynamics,A collaborative graduate program between Max Planck Institute for HumanDevelopment, Berlin; Humboldt University, Berlin; Free University of Berlin;University of Zurich; University of Virginia, and University of Michigan; twiceyearly academic meetings1

November 2020Fall 2007Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum VitaeIntensive Course in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.Harvard Medical School Department of Continuing Education, Beth IsraelDeaconess Medical Center. Directed by Alvaro Pascual-Leone, M.D., Ph.D.GRANT FUNDINGActiveNational Institute on Aging R01 (AG064010-01)Title: A longitudinal investigation of the cerebellum in adulthood: anatomical and networkchanges, motor function, and cognitionRole: PIProject Period: 9/1/19-5/31/24Total Costs: 3,049,115Co-Is: Gerianne Alexander, Sharon Dormire, Marielle Engelen, Huiyan SangGoal: Determine trajectories of cerebellar structural and network decline during middle age andolder adulthood with respect to motor and cognitive performance changes, and to examine sexdifferences in both cerebellar and behavioral trajectoriesNational Institute of Mental Health R01Title: An examination of psychomotor disturbance in current and remitted MDD: An RDoC StudyRole: Co-InvestigatorPIs: Stewart Shankman, Vijay Mittal, Sebastian WaltherProject Period: 4/1/19-3/31/24Total Costs TAMU: 100,645Goal: Investigate psychomotor agitation and psychomotor retardation in patients with eithercurrent or remitted major depressive disorder to understand the relationship between psychomotordisturbance and disease course, and to determine differences in motor network connectivity inmajor depressive disorder.Texas A&M Triads for TransformationTitle: Non-invasive modulation of the dopaminergic midbrain and the influence on motor learningand retentionRole: PIProject Period: 5/1/2018-4/31/2019 (No Cost Extension)Total Costs: 30,000Goal: Determine the impact of transcranial direct current stimulation targeting the midbrain, andpurported to increase the release of dopamine, on motor learning and retention, as well as brainactivation and resting state connectivity.Catapult Seed GrantTitle: Stress, cognitive impairment, and self-management behaviors among rural minoritiesdiagnosed with Type-2 diabetesRole: Co-InvestigatorPI: Idethia Shevon HarveyProject Period: 1/15/2020-6/15/2021Total Costs: 30,0002

November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum VitaeGoal: The goal of this work is to understand how stress and cognitive impairment impactdifferences in Type-2 diabetes self-management in rural African Americans.Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)Title: Overcoming psychomotor slowing in psychosis – a combined neuroimaging and transcranialmagnetic stimulation study on the pathophysiology of motor slowingRole: Project Partner (SNSF equivalent of Co-Investigator)PI: Sebastian WaltherGoal: Determine the efficacy of transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat psychomotor slowing inpatients with psychosis, and to determine the mechanistic underpinnings for these effects usingneuroimaging.Under ReviewNational Science Foundation CAREER AwardTitle: CAREER: Shaky Scaffolding: The Cerebellum in Behavior and Cortical Function in AgingRole: PIProject Period: 6/1/2021-5/31/2026Total Costs: 854,658Goal: Determine the role of cerebellar function in motor and cognitive behavior in older adults,and the degree to which cerebellar activation relates to cortical activation patterns.National Institute on Aging R21Title: The Role of Cognitive Impairment, Psychological Stressors, and Self-managementBehaviors among African Americans (IMPAIRed) Study.Role: Co-InvestigatorPI: Idethia Shevon HarveyPerformance Period: 4/1/2021-3/31/2023Total Costs: 432,532Goal: Examine the impact of cognitive function and impairment among African Americansdiagnosed with chronic conditions.National Science FoundationTitle: Monitoring Cognitive Decline Through Digital Sketch and Activity RecognitionRole: Co-PIPI: Tracy HammondPerformance Period: 5/1/2021-4/30/2025Total Costs: 2,000,000Goal: Develop a sketch-based system to detect cognitive decline using digitizedneuropsychological assessment and machine learning.National Institute of Mental Health R03Title: Subcortical network scaffolding and cortical network dysfunction across the psychosisspectrumRole: PIPerformance Period: 7/1/2021-6/30/2023Total Costs: 140,8833

November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum VitaeGoal: Determine the degree to which subcortical network coherence gives rise to cortical networkorganization and alterations in psychosis, and in individuals with phenotypic variability inpsychiatric symptomatologyNational Institute on Aging R61/R33Title: Managing COPD in the home setting using targeted nutrition alongside exerciserehabilitation: an efficacy trial, reCHARgE trialRole: Co-IPI: Marielle EngelenPerformance Period: 6/1/2021-5/31/2026Total Direct Costs (Bernard): 131,622Goal: Determine the efficacy of home-based exercise in improving functional and cognitiveoutcomes for rural older adults with COPD.CompletedBrain and Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Independent Investigator AwardTitle: Cerebellar Stimulation and Verbal Working Memory in Early Course Psychosis: Insightsfrom Functional NeuroimagingRole: Co-InvestigatorProject Period: 9/2017-8/2019 (No cost extension through April 2020)Total Direct Costs: 99,000TAMU Direct Costs: 13,060Goal: Test the utility of cerebellar brain stimulation for improving working memory deficits inpatients with early course psychosis.Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (NARSAD) Young Investigator GrantDonald and Janet Boardman Family InvestigatorTitle: Cerebello-Prefrontal Involvement in Error Processing and Rule Learning in Youth at UltraHigh-Risk for PsychosisRole: PIJanuary 15, 2015 – January 15, 2017Direct Costs: 65,000Currently in No Cost Extension Through March 2018National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service AwardTitle: Cerebellar Contributions to Disease Course in Youth at High-Risk of PsychosisF32MH102898-01Role: Post-Doctoral TraineeSponsor: Vijay A. Mittal, Co-Sponsors: Marie T. Banich & Jessica A. TurnerOctober 2013-July 2015Impact Score: 17 Percentile: 4Direct Costs: 98,428National Institute of Aging (NIA) National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional TrainingGrantNIA T32AG0002794

November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum VitaeOctober 2012-August 2013Role: Post-doctoral TraineeUniversity of Colorado Denver, Department of NeurologyPI: Robert SchwartzMentor: Benzi Kluger, Co-Mentor: Roger EnokaNational Institute of Aging (NIA) National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional TrainingGrantNIA T32AG0001142010-2012Role: Pre-doctoral TraineeUniversity of Michigan, Department of PsychologyPI: Richard MillerMentor: Rachael D. SeidlerAWARDS & HONORS2020LIFE Outstanding Alumni Award, for continued excellence ininterdisciplinary developmental science post PhD2019Dr. Robert M. Gates Inspiration Award (Teaching award, TAMU)2017Association for Psychological Science Rising Star2016-2017National Institutes of Health Clinical Loan Repayment Award (Renewal)2015International Congress on Schizophrenia Research Young InvestigatorTravel Award2014-2016National Institutes of Health Clinical Loan Repayment AwardOctober 2012University of Colorado Integrative Physiology of Aging T32 TrainingAugust 2013Grant2012Rackham One-Term Dissertation Fellowship, University of Michigan2010-2012University of Michigan Biology of Aging T32 Training Grant2011Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant Finalist (Top 7 OfOver 100 Applications)2011Rackham Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan2010Rackham Conference Travel Grant, University of Michigan2010Barbara Perry Roberson Fellowship, University of Michigan2009Michigan Center for Advancing Safe Transportation Throughout theLifespan (MCASTL) Student of the Year2009Barbara A. Oleshansky Memorial Award2009NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Honorable Mention2008Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant, University of Michigan2008Rackham Conference Travel Grant, University of MichiganSCHOLARLY WORKSPublished ManuscriptsH-index: 28 I10-index: 41 Total citations: 3,285Metrics from Google Scholar Citations*TAMU Graduate Student, #TAMU Undergraduate Student57. Mittal, V.A., Bernard, J.A., Walther, S. Cerebellar-thalamic circuits play a critical role inpsychomotor function. (In Press). Molecular Psychiatry.5

November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum Vitae56. Clark, S.V., Tannahill, A., Calhoun, V.D., Bernard, J.A., Bustillo, J. & Turner, J.A. (InPress). Weaker cerebello-cortical connectivity within sensorimotor and executivenetworks in schizophrenia compared to healthy controls: Relationships with processingspeed. Brain Connectivity.55. Dean, D.J., Bernard, J.A., Damme, D.S.F., Orr, J.M., & Mittal, V.A. (In Press). Longitudinalassessment and functional neuroimaging of movement variability reveals novel insightsinto motor dysfunction in clinical high risk for psychosis. Schizophrenia Bulletin.54. Osborne, K.J., Damme, K.S.F., Gupta, T., Dean, D.J., Bernard, J.A., & Mittal, V.A. (In Press).Timing dysfunction and cerebellar resting state functional connectivity abnormalities inyouth at clinical high-risk for psychosis. Psychological Medicine.53. Pelletier-Baldelli, A., Orr, J.M., Bernard, J.A., & Mittal, V.A. (In Press) Social rewardprocessing: a biomarker for predicting psychosis risk? Schizophrenia Research.52. Bernard, J.A., Nguyen, A., #Hausman, H.K., #Goen, J.R.M., *Maldonado, T., *Ballard, H.K.,*Jackson, T.B., #Eakin, S.M., *Lokshina, Y. (2020). Shaky Scaffolding: Age DifferencesIn Cerebellar Activation Revealed Through Activation Likelihood Estimation MetaAnalysis. Human Brain Mapping.1-27.51. *Jackson, T.B., *Maldonado, T., Eakin, S.M., Orr, J.M., & Bernard, J.A. (2020). Cerebellarand prefrontal engagement during higher-order rule learning in older adulthood.Neuropsychologia, 148, 107620.50. Orr, J.M., *Lopez, J., *Imburgio, M.J., Pelletier-Baldelli, A., Bernard, J.A., & Mittal, V.A.(2020). Early signs of disrupted rule learning in adolescents at clinical high risk forpsychosis. Neuroimage: Clinical, 27, 102286.49. *Maldonado, T., Orr, J.M., #Goen, J.R.M., & Bernard, J.A. (2020). Age differences in thesubcomponents of executive functioning. The Journals of Gerontology: Series BPsychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 75(6), e31-e55.48. # Hausman, H.K., * Jackson, T.B., Goen, J.R.M., & Bernard, J.A. (2020). From synchronyto asynchrony: cerebellar-basal ganglia functional circuits in young and older adults.Cerebral Cortex, 30, 718-729. ( contributed equally)47. *Maldonado, T., #Goen, J.R.M., *Imburgio, M.J., #Eakin, S.M., Bernard, J.A. (2019). Highdefinition transcranial direct current stimulation to the cerebellum does not effect highercognitive function. PLOS ONE, 14(10), e0222995.46. Orr, J.M., Imburgio, M.J*., Bernard, J.A., Banich, M.T. (2019). Striatal-frontal networkactivation during voluntary task selection under conditions of monetary reward. Cognitive,Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, 19, 568-585.6

November 2020Jessica A. Bernard, Curriculum Vitae45. *Ballard, H., #Goen, J.R.M, *Maldonado, T, & Bernard, J.A. (2019). Transcranial directcurrent stimulation to the posterior cerebellum facilitates motor sequence learning. Journalof Neurophysiology, 122, 490-499.44. Damme, K., Gupta, T., Nusslock, R., Bernard, J.A., Orr, J.M., & Mittal, V.A. (2019). CorticalMorphometry in the Psychosis Risk Period: A comprehensive perspective of surfacefeatures. Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, 4, 434-443.43. Walther, S. Bernard, J.A., Mittal, V.A., & Shankman, S.A. (2019). The utility of an RDoCmotor domain to understand psychomotor symptoms in depression. PsychologicalMedicine, 49, 212-216.42. Gupta, T., Dean, D.J., Kelley, N.J., Bernard, J.A., Ristanovic, I., & Mittal, V.A. (2018).Cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) improves procedural learning innonclinical psychosis: a double-blind crossover study. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 44, 13731380.41. Dean, D.J., Walther, S., Bernard, J.A., & Mittal, V.A. (2018). Motor clusters revealdifferences in risk for psychosis, cognitive function, and functional connectivity: evidencefor vulnerability subtypes. Clinical Psychological Science, 6, 721-734.40. Bernard, J.A., Orr, J.M., Dean, D.J., & Mittal, V.A. (2018). The cerebellum and learning ofnon-motor associations in individuals at clinical-high risk for psychosis. Neuroimage:Clinical, 19, 137-146.39. Clark, S.V., Ahmadi, A., Bernard, J.A., Mittal, V.A., & Turner, J.A. (2018). Stronger defaultmode network connectivity is associated with poorer clinical insight in adolescents at ultrahigh risk for psychosis. Schizophrenia Research, 193, 244-250.38. Bernard, J.A. & O